Local Holiday Markets

Local holiday markets

With so many events over the next few weeks before Christmas, there’s no reason why you can’t make the experience more enjoyable by shopping from local artisans at these holiday markets.

November 4 – 5
Craftadian Pop-Up – Bump, Baby and Toddler Marketplace
Hamilton Convention Centre by Carmens · Hamilton
9am – 3pm daily
Craftadian has partnered with the Bump, Baby & Toddler Marketplace to bring you a Craftadian pop-up within the Fall Bump, Baby and Toddler Marketplace (free admission to the Craftadian Pop-up with your ticket to the Fall Bump, Baby and Toddler Marketplace) The Craftadian pop-up will feature 20+ handmade makers with products geared to mom, baby, children and décor. $6 in advance through Bruha.com $10 at the door. DJ Donna Lovejoy will be spinning vinyl hits (baby-friendly volume)

November 11
Flamborough Open Farm 2017; Handmade and Home Grown
Simpler Thyme Organic Farm · Hamilton
Visit the farm and shop crafts produced by local vendors. Enfleurage Organics – soaps and lip balms. Pathway to Bliss – “magic bags” and pottery Anna – prints and cards Lani – delicious foods Babalink – Cards and Jams Julia Hitchcock – Herbal medicine Nica – Jams, jellies, pickles Susan Webber – Dream catchers, wire wrapped stones, native art Kiren – henna cream. Angela Marshall – “I am grateful for” T-shirts and gratitude jars Teresa Beckett – Beeswax candles and ear candles Line Bachetti – fudge, pies, tourtiere…. Simpler Thyme – Garlic Braids, garlic powder, herbs, teas, rag rugs, maple syrup, and produce for sale on the front deck.

November 12
The Bazaar of the Bizarre, fall in Hamilton 2017
The Spice Factory, 121 Hughson St., North
Plastik Wrap clothing presents a marketplace for all things dark, different, interesting, macabre, out of this world…”not your grandma’s craft show”! Two levels of unique vendors. Open to the public with free admission, showcasing a wide variety of independent artists, designers, and crafters.

November 18
Dundas Holiday Bazaar
Dundas Central Public School · Hamilton
One of a kind gifts for the whole family. Stuff stockings, decorate your home, prepare to entertain, and so much more. Face painting for kids. Profits are going to the school.

November 25
Christmas in November
79 Hamilton St. N, Waterdown
Shop over 40 vendors and support local consultants/small business owners. There is a wide selection of handmade items, and direct sales companies. Free gift-wrapping offered, all proceeds benefiting Autism Speaks. Santa will be making an appearance for the children.

November 25
CCS Annual Bazaar 2017
9:30am – 1:30pm
Calvin Christian School · Hamilton
Lots of vendors to shop, treats to eat, lunch at the Soup Room and more. Silent Auction items will be set up in the library from 9:30am-1:00pm The Live Auction starts at 6pm in the gym. FREE babysitting.

December 2
Holiday Crafts and Vendors Market
Royal Canadian Legion Hamilton Branch 163 · Hamilton
A fun filled holiday crafter’s event featuring 40 plus local artisans and direct sale reps. Also a 50/50 draw, face painter, activities for the kids. Vendor list available online.

December 8
Barton Street Christmas Market
1415 Barton St E, Hamilton
Confirmed Vendors: Mishy’s Threads. Embroidered Gifts Scentsy Seasonal Deco Mesh Wreaths Sweet Legs VoxxLife Stuffed. Handcrafted Perogies Magnolia & Vine Thirty One Gifts Weightloss Coffee Niagara Avon Carol Adams Designs Handmade Scarves & Gifts by Neveen Arbonne Tupperware Steeped Tea Fido & Fifi Norwex Betta Bows “itsoapure” Doterra The Wealth of You / Isagenix. Proceeds to St Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church.

December 9
11am – 5pm
Christmas In The City
McMaster Innovation Park, 175 Longwood Road South, Hamilton
Shop and support two charitable organizations The Christmas Run and Men’s Street Ministry. Both are changing life’s in our Community. They will be available to accept donations at the event. It’s the season for giving. Admission is $2 at the door, children under 12 free. Free parking and the bus stops at the door. First 50 to arrive receive a holiday bag.


November 18
Brantford Christmas Market
10am – 3pm
Branlyn Community Centre, 238 Brantwood Park Road, Brantford
A Brantford holiday tradition returns for its 4th year of inspired gift giving. Showcasing over 80 crafters, the market is the perfect destination for the busy gift seeker. Admission is 2.00. 12 and under are free.


December 6
Christmas In The City – 3 Week Event
St. Catharines Market Square · St. Catharines
This is a 3 week event with different vendors each week. Annual downtown holiday marketplace features amazing gifts and stocking stuffers from 55+ artisans and vendors.


November 11 – 12
Christmas in Paris
Downtown Paris · Paris
Participate in a unique shopping experience and select your gifts from the work of local artisans. Proceeds from this weekend’s admission go to further the arts in Paris, provide bursaries to high school graduates pursuing a degree in the arts and sponsor awards for artists exhibiting at the Paris Fair.

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